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5 reasons we all need to be watching season 3 of ‘The Chi’ right...

One of the things that the coronavirus pandemic has done is allowed a lot of us to be stuck in the house long enough...

An open letter to my white ‘friends’ who remain silent

Tuesday, many of us who have the privilege of still being employed during the coronavirus pandemic, kicked off our post-Memorial Day holiday week with...

5 things to consider before sharing ‘trauma porn’ videos on social media

Last year following the death of Nipsey Hussle, I wrote a piece about the lack of discernment many people showed while sharing traumatic videos...

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It's only been five months since a tragic helicopter crash lead to the death of L.A Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and 7 others. Now fans will be able to relive some of the greatest moments...
BET centered Black Liberation like never before in this year’s BET Awards which aired this past Sunday. The 20-year-old event honoring Black excellence, however, chose to not center mine. An ad I made about the need to protect the...

Living

Arkansas daycare kicks out girl, 6, for wearing ‘Black Lives Matter’ shirt

A mother in Arkansas is alleging her 6-year-old daughter was kicked out of her daycare...

Black folks who want to grill July 4 and stay woke — honor Tuskegee instead

We have been in quarantining, social distancing and ignoring the reality of the COVID-19 threat...

Appeals court lifts restraint against publisher of Trump tell-all book

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York appeals court cleared the way Wednesday for a...
Paris Jackson thegrio

Paris Jackson says King of Pop caught on ‘pretty quickly’ to her sexuality

Paris Jackson claims the King of Pop caught on 'pretty quickly' to her sexuality when...

Montclair ‘Permit Karen’ calls police on Black neighbor for assault

There is yet another white woman to add to the “Karens Gone Wild” saga as...

Sports

NFL ‘fans’ threaten boycott over Black national anthem

The NFL once blackballed Colin Kaepernick for his NFL anthem stand. Now, after weeks of...
Makur Maker x Howard theGrio.com

Five-star basketball recruit Makur Maker picks Howard over UCLA

High school senior basketball recruit, Makur Maker, has committed to Howard University, making him the highest-ranking prospect to commit to an HBCU.

USC alum creates ‘The Big Homie Project’ to connect students with powerful mentors

Jacqueline Diep is living proof that your early circumstances don't have to define your adult...

Washington Redskins undergoing ‘thorough review’ of team name

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Redskins are undergoing a “thorough review” of their nickname. The team...
Kobe Bryant 2K21 Mamba Forever Edition theGrio.com

Kobe Bryant honored on covers of NBA 2K21 Mamba Forever edition

When NBA 2K21 is released on September 4, 2020, the iconic video game will honor NBA player, Kobe Bryant. It will be called the Mamba Forever edition.

Business

W. Kamau Bell, Pastor McBride provide PPE to Black communities through Masks for the People

The system of racism and white supremacy continues to bear a heavy burden on African...

Here’s the one thing you should do before pitching investors according to Kike Oniwinde of the BYP Network

Raising venture capital is the hottest thing since sliced bread. Nowadays, more of the talk has...

Trump angrily responds to Black Lives Matter mural to be painted in front of Trump Tower

After Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York City plans to paint a Black...

Jay-Z’s Made In America Festival canceled due to coronavirus

Jay-Z's annual Made In America Festival in Philadelphia has become the latest casualty of the...

Kanye West congratulates wife Kim Kardashian for becoming a billionaire

Just weeks after Kylie Jenner was slammed by Forbes for allegedly faking her financial status,...